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These are the nominees for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

The nominees for the Innovation Award 2016 of Fruit Logistica have been confirmed. The ten innovations will be showcased at the show between Halls 20 and 21. That is also where the winner will be announced on 5 February 2016 at 14:30.

A panel of experts representing every segment of the industry has selected the following ten finalists from the 60 applications that were submitted:

“Automato” – Stoffels, Belgium
A dispenser for the point of sale: different cherry tomato varieties are dispensed from three boxes directly into your shopping bag.

“Enjoya” – Terra Natura International, Netherlands
Unique: a yellow and red striped sweet pepper.

“Genuine Coconut” – World’s Coconut Trading, Spain
Easy enjoyment: organic coconut with a patented opening and drinking straw.

“Harvest Automation” – Hortiplan, Netherlands
Machine for the fully automated harvesting of green lettuce varieties.

“Kitchen Minis® Tomato” – Northern Greens, Denmark
A cherry tomato plant for the windowsill, yielding up to 150 tomatoes.

“Outspan Sam” – Capespan, South Africa
An initiative for children, including videos that describe the journey fruit takes on its way to the children’s homes.

“Parmentine’s Cup” – Parmentine, France
A container with 250g of small potatoes to be cooked in the microwave. Available in two varieties: with basil and tomato or fresh cheese and chives sauce.

“Pearl Herbs” – 2BFresh, Israel
Ideal for garnishing or arranging dishes: tiny fresh herbs in ten varieties.

“QualyCheck” – HortKinetix, Germany
An app that can generate a report while goods are being inspected and then send it via smartphone.

“WOW! Colourful Perupas®” – HZPC Holland, Netherlands

Different new potato varieties, based on ancient varieties found in the Andes. They differ from each other in taste, texture and colour.

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